Lists are sequences, indexing and slicing work the same way for lists as they do for strings.
The result of indexing a list is whatever type of object lives at the offset you specify.
Slicing a list always returns a new list:
L = ['test', 'Test', 'TEST!'] print( L ) # Offsets start at zero print( L[-2] ) # Negative: count from the right print( L[1:] ) # Slicing fetches sections # ww w . jav a 2s .c o m